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Anadolu Agency’s English Desk plans to cover on Friday, Oct. 11, 2019

– Here are the main topics Anadolu Agency’s English Desk plans to cover on Friday, Oct. 11, 2019

ANKARA (AA) – Here are the main topics Anadolu Agency’s English Desk plans to cover on Friday, Oct. 11, 2019 (coverage may change depending on developing/breaking stories):

TURKEY

ISTANBUL – President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to receive NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg in Dolmabahce Palace.

ISTANBUL – Erdogan also set to address parliament speakers meeting on counter-terrorism in Dolmabahce.

ISTANBUL – Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu to hold joint news conference with Stoltenberg.

IZMIR – Second day of international symposium discussing problems of Muslim pious endowments in Dodecanese islands and Turkish-Greek relations.

ANKARA – Following developments in Turkey's Operation Peace Spring east of Euphrates River in northern Syria.

NORWAY

OSLO – Nobel Peace Prize 2019 to be announced.

BELGIUM

BRUSSELS – UK's Brexit Secretary Stephen Barclay to meet EU's Chief Negotiator for Brexit Michel Barnier for last minute talks over possible Brexit deal.

FRANCE

PARIS – President Emmanuel Macron to host Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban.

SYRIA

ALEPPO/IDLIB – Monitoring developments in Syrian civil war.

ECONOMY

ANKARA – The Central Bank of Turkey to release balance of payments figures for August.

ANKARA – Turkey’s statistical authority TurkStat to release poultry and milk production figures for August.

SPORTS

ISTANBUL – Turkey to take on Albania in UEFA EURO 2020 group qualifier.

ISTANBUL – Turkey's Anadolu Efes to host Germany's Alba Berlin in Turkish Airlines EuroLeague 2019-20 regular season.

SPECIAL REPORT

Turkey's operation fills vacuum in Syria: Experts

By Riyaz ul Khaliq

ANKARA (AA) – A military operation launched this week by Turkey in northeastern Syria has filled a vacuum created by the withdrawal of U.S. troops from the area, political observers said Thursday.

SPECIAL REPORT

Scenarios in formation of new government in Tunisia

By Adel Thabeti

TUNIS, Tunisia (AA) – Tunisia’s moderate Ennahda movement has come out on top in the country’s parliamentary elections — securing 52 seats of the 217-seat parliament — while the recently formed Qalb Tounes (Heart of Tunisia) came in second with 38 members, according to the country’s election commission.

SPECIAL REPORT

Turkey is a vital partner of Serbia: President

By Talha Ozturk

BELGRADE, Serbia (AA) – Praising Turkey’s efforts for bilateral stability and regional relations, Serbia’s president said Turkey is a vital partner of his state.

Pentagon, iki ülke arasındaki silah satışlarının Milli Savunma Bakanlığına yönelik yaptırımlardan etkilenmemesi için muafiyet hazırlanacağını duyurdu.

Erdoğan görüşmede, Barış Pınarı Harekatı'nın Suriye'nin toprak bütünlüğünün korunmasına ve siyasi çözüm sürecine vereceği katkıları ifade etti

Cumhurbaşkanı Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Rusya Federasyonu Devlet Başkanı Vladimir Putin ile telefon görüşmesi gerçekleştirdi

UEFA, Arnavutluk ve Fransa maçlarında Türk futbolcuların olası siyasi provakasyon içinde oldukları gerekçesiyle soruşturma başlattı.

Terör örgütü YPG/PKK'nın, Fırat Kalkanı Harekatı bölgesindeki yerleşimlere düzenlediği saldırılarda 6 sivil hayatını kaybetti, 15 sivil yaralandı.